Blended parents guide


Some people go together like oil and water.

Overall C

Jim Friedman and Lauren Reynolds (Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore) meet on a blind date. Although the experience is one neither wants to repeat, the pair are forced to endure each other's company again when they and their children end up booked on the same family vacation package in Africa.

Release date May 23, 2014

Violence B-
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D+
Substance Use B

Why is Blended rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Blended PG-13 for crude and sexual content, and language.

Run Time: 117 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Blended rated PG-13? Blended is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, and language.

Violence: A child runs through the house carrying a pole that has on the end a flaming t-shirt. A character is shot in the face with the contents of a fire extinguisher. A character makes a comment about a man shooting himself. A boy pinches his brother’s chest. A woman repeatedly and unintentionally hits her son’s head on the wall while carrying him. Characters make mean comments about a child at a ballgame. Characters are kicked or hit in the groin. Lions eat a baby animal off screen. A woman steals a dress. A character is punched. Other depictions of slapstick and non-graphic violence are included.

Sexual Content: Characters make comments about waitresses at Hooters. Characters are accused of cheating on their spouses. A girl attempts to make her chest look larger by stuffing her bra. A boy tapes a picture of his babysitter’s face to a centerfold in a men’s magazine. A woman jiggles her breasts on numerous occasions. Depictions and comments about homosexuals are included. An animal mounts another. A dancer gyrates his groin suggestively. Couples kiss passionately and occasionally fondle one another. A giraffe sticks its tongue in a man’s mouth. Men ogle a woman. Several men are shown grabbing their groins. A woman throws her bra at a performer on stage. A bedroom contains objects used for sexual pleasure, such as a pole dancer’s pole and vibrating bed. The script contains numerous crass sexual comments about masturbation, body parts and sex acts. Crude bodily functions are portrayed.

Language: The script includes one depiction of a crude hand gesture and at least three other partial uses of a strong sexual expletive. Several other crude sexual expressions are heard, along with sexual comments, slang, and anatomical terms. Numerous terms of Deity, some mild and moderate profanities, and vulgar expressions are also used.

Alcohol / Drug Use:A nervous man guzzles down a beer during a date. Characters drink with dinner and in other social settings. A woman makes reference to a male enhancement drug. A character recommends drugs for a hyperactive child.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children.
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Blended"

Cast and Crew

Blended is directed by Frank Coraci and stars Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Bella Thorne, Terry Crews.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Blended movie is August 26, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Blended

Release Date: 26 August 2014

Blended releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet) with the following special features:

- Adam and Drew: Back Together Again

- Bella Thorne’s Makeover

- Deleted Scenes

- Gag Reel

- 8 Additional Featurettes

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Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore also starred together in the romantic comedy 50 First Dates. The challenges of blending familiesare depicted in the films Cheaper By the Dozen, Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) and the 2005 remake Yours, Mine and Ours.

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